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to their counterparts in china to help contain north korea and punish it. a senior diplomat has travelled to beijing for discussions. north korean authorities conducted an underground nuclear test last week, and they're threatening more action. the head of the foreign affairs will head to china. japanese diplomats say he'll call on the chinese to help adopt a new u.n. security council resolution, authorizing more sanctions against north korea. he's also expected to ask to persuade north korean authorities not to conduct anymore nuclear or missile tests. the problem is chinese leaders urge their allies to hold off on the test, but president north koreans did it anyway. now some people in china want their government to rethink their relationship. here's more from beijing. >> reporter: north korea conducted the nuclear test while people in china were celebrating the lunar new year. a spokesperson for china's foreign ministry criticized the action. >> translator: we have released a strong statement regarding north korea's nuclear test. we have made it clear that china is resolutely opposed to this kind
. >> that's right. we will also be going to china. we've been reporting all week long, last few weeks as well, and the toxics law in beijing keeping people inside, posing a respiratory threat, especially to the elderly and children now. it is on the move, now in japan. we will be telling you about what people there are doing as well to deal with the threat of china's toxic smog. stay with us. >> welcome back. british prime minister david cameron's bowling conservative party has split in two over his push to legalize same-sex marriages, a move that many of his own lawmakers say was wrong, not a priority for the public, and unnecessarily divisive. >> many conservatives still up in parliament to denounce the legislation ahead of the vote in which up to half of kamins 303 lawmakers are expected to reject the measure on moral and religious grounds. >> matthew and chris were the first to register their relationship at a registry office when england and wales introduced the civil partnership act in 2005. they took the chance to gain official recognition of their 40-year relationship. now the
we got to this day. >> yeah, yeah. >> strong numbers out of china. >> that's right. we saw a big improvement there. but i have to say frankly, most people's attention whether it's here or on the other side of the pond is the snowstorm. it seems like winds, 50 miles per hour. blizzard conditions in the u.s. we know when there's a storm like that headed for the biggest media market frankly in the world, it's probably all you're going to hear about for a while. >> that doesn't mean there aren't other things, too the. >> that's true, in other parts of the world. >> china is ushering in the year of the snake. i'm not sure what that means, but we'll talk about it. should investors brace for a slippery return? i have to say, previous years of the snakes haven't been that great since the big historical events happen. >> maybe we should call it year of the strong. >>> peugeot reveals massive write-downs as reports suggest the company may nationalize. we'll have details live tr paris at 10:10 cet. sxwt latest on the blizzard threatening to bring chaos to the east coast. we'll have the late
of how important china has become for the global film industry. like a lot of industries -- cars, mobile phones, everyone wants to get into china, and it is the same in the film business. china is the second largest film market after the u.s., and everyone wants to get in there because it is where the money is to be made. it has gotten so that in hollywood everyone wants their films to be played in china so they will get their scripts approved because if you do not have china nowadays, you will not make any money, and i think that is reflected even in a very respected our house festival like berlin that the future of the global industry is china. >> what can you tell us about the interest from china at the berlinale? >> obviously, "the grandmaster" is the biggest film coming out of china right now. the director is very successful and very well known in europe because most of his previous films have been very european, emotional traumas shot in a beautiful french style. this film is different. it has a bit of that, but it is a martial arts action movie, so it is an interesting combination
the economies of europe, japan, china, and south korea. next, on booktv. this is a little over an hour.ro ba okay. it is great tock be back at the society. >> for 25 years now, we enjoy a terrific relationship with the a japan society in so manyys wayse ved quudible] bed we have lived quite a bit o time in this is great to be with you let's see, in terms of this whole notion of the book, you know, by the way, it's a very modest title, banker to the world. [laughter] you know, when i heard of this -- and i'm a very close personal friend of bill's, like everybody in this room is, and so when testifies talking to me about this -- when he was talking to me about this concept of what he wanted to write about, lessons of debt cry cease and all of this, i just knew that it was right in our sweet spot in what we needed to be able to do. so we were able to convince him, and so now i'm not talking to you as his friend, i'm talking to you as his publisher. [laughter] and we had this decision, you know, we were going to do this book, and we kid. and we did. now, the ink wasn't even dry on this book when
, but demand from customers in the u.s. and china is more than making up for it. and it is not just hugo boss. 2012 saw german exporters selling almost 1.1 billion euros worth of goods to international customers. that is 3.4% up from the year before. the value of imports rose as well, but at a more moderate pace. 2012 saw germany's second highest trade surplus since the recession began. >> for a look now on how the german trade numbers move the markets, here is a report from frankfurt. >> not many people here at the exchange dare to give a forecast where -- as to if german exports this year will be as strong as last year's. one factor which supported exports last year was the relatively low euro/dollar exchange rate, and nobody can tell what it will do this year. on the stock trading floor in frankfurt this friday, the dax managed to climb slightly towards the end of the trading day. also thanks to a positive development of the u.s. trade deficit. but still, traders are not heading into the weekend in a positive mood. outlooks that companies have been giving, and of course on the trading week
of europe, japan, china and south korea. next on booktv. this is a little over an hour. [applause] >> okay. first of all, it's great to be back at the japan society, and we enjoy our relationship that way. tokyo, for the mcgraw-hill companies, has been the headquarters of our asia pacific operations for 25 years now, and we enjoy a terrific relationship and a lot concern in a lot of different ways. one of many by colleagues is with me, doug peterson, who just joined us from citi, and he is heading up standard & poor's ratings, and we welcome you, doug. and doug has lived with citi all over the world and as such as lived quite a bit of time in japan itself. so it's great to be with you tonight as well, doug. let's see, in terms of this whole notion of the book, you know, by the way, it's a very modest title, banker to the world. [laughter] you know, when i heard of this -- and i'm a very close personal friend of bill's, like everybody in this room is, and so when testifies talking to me about this -- when he was talking to me about this concept of what he wanted to write about, lessons of d
from around the world. spanish bank stocks hit hard. bbv bbva, sees profits plunge. a pair of china manufacturing survey seeking expansion in january. the official pmi has slipped below expectations. >> and is steady as she goes, the u.s. economy is expected to keep up the recent trend of modesty of unspectacular job growth in january. >>> plus, the dutch finance minister warns of a worsening deficit this year, this after the government is forced to bail out local banks after a bailout of 3.7 million euros. >>> we kick off with the pmis out of the eurozone. january manufacturing pmi, 47.9. the flash 47.5, december manufacturing pmi was 46.1. it has boosted the euro to maintain its gaze, now back over to 1.3651 and continuing to climb high. that is now a 32-month high against the yen, as well, at 11.25965. the german manufacturing pmi was a little better, as well, this morning. helping to boost those numbers. we suggest that there's benefits from emerging markets rather than, perhaps, from elsewhere in europe. anyway, coming in better once again for the eurozone. still in contraction
only 15 other countries, china, wall street firms were bidding on the debt. now you know if you have an auction at your house and 100 people show up you're probably going to do a lot better in terms of the deal than if 15 people show up. so the cost of money where we run into problems and where congressman paul is right, if we don't deal with this the cost of money is going to wipe out any spending, any tax increases, anything else. we have to -- we can't be greece, we can't be spain. and have our debt equal our gross domestic product. host: from texas. good morning. caller: good morning. i'm so tired of all this immigration stuff and we've got to take care of the mexicans and stuff. how come you all don't find a solution to keep them from coming up here to begin with? and find out why they're all running from mexico. if they're such great people why don't they fight for their own freedom down there instead of trying to come steal our kids' livelihood? host: part of the two-point debate over immigration. those who are here and also border security. guest: again, that's why if you loo
to step aside. >>> the rush to set up shop in china is down. the fastest decline in more than three years in january. >>> okay. lots happening on the program today including a grew interviewer coming up. we'll be counting down to the bank of england minutes after andrew bailey is to lead the new banking regulation unit. the minutes will be out in a half-hour's time. we'll bring those and u.k. unemployment figures. >>> the central bank watch extends overseas as investors stand by for minutes from the federal reserve's latest meeting. they're due out later this afternoon in the u.s. will the fomc offer clues on an end to qe3? we're joined at 11:30 to weigh in. >>> with india's government clouded in corruption allegations, we'll speak to one of the country's wealthiest individuals and what it means for business. billionaire udai kotak joins us in 20 minutes' time. >>> plenty coming up including sony which is heading to the bill apple for a major on, national endowment. will the game console giant take the wraps off its rumored playstation? expert analysis at 11:20 cet. >>> and bhb bulletin h
challenges facing the economies of europe, japan, china, and south korea. next on book tv. this is a little over an hour. [applause] >> okay. first of all, it is great to be back. we enjoyed our relationship that way. tokyo has been the headquarters of our asia-pacific operations for 25 years now. we enjoy a terrific relationship and a lot of different ways. one of my colleagues who is with me, doug peterson who just joined us from the city, and he is setting up. we welcome you, doug. dougie is all over the world. as such, he has lived quite a bit of time in japan himself. it's great to be with you tonight as well, doug. let's see. in terms of this whole notion of the book, by the way, a very modest title, banker to the world. when i heard of this, and i am a very close, personal friend of bill's, like everyone in this room is. and so when he was talking to me about this concept of what he wanted to write about to lessons of debt crises and all of this, i just knew that it was right in our sweet spot, what we needed to the will to do. so we were able to convince them. so no i'm not talking
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on bringing top investors with us. we brought china investment corporation to invest in several transactions. last year 1.5 billion came from investors. so our approach is invest a little bit of money, but have investors since the walls come and invest in russia so it's all about increasing the partnership of foreign investors and of private investors in the foreign economy. >> we had the ipo going on at the moment, as well. you are a stakeholder in that, as well. can you tell us what the intentions are regarding that ipo? >> well, we're big deliverers in my business. we're a shareholder. we would like to increase our stake in the business and we would like to continue bringing investors with us. we already brought quite a few investors into the company. the ipo will be happening tonight. we have big delivery of the business because it's a monopoly stock exchange in russia. president putin mentioned that most of the exchange will happen with the schangz. >> and so you can't tell us exactly what you're doing until we find out tomorrow, but there is a good chance you want to increase your expo
monetary condition in china. in japan, the nikkei recouped early losses to finish higher by 0.7% while investors watch if the u.s. backs aggressive economic recovery plans. .some european sensitive stocks were weaker over concerns about the u.s. economy and data but heavy with stocks. south korea's kospi managed to finish largely in the green. australia's asx 200 finished about 0.75% in the green. india's sensex now trading higher by 0.3%. back to you. >> sixuan, thank you very much. a lot of key levels on global markets this week. still to come on the program, we'll be live on the ground. here are some highlights of what we've heard from the candidates so far. >> i've never spent that much on something for any girlfriend. an incredible sum. it's the most interesting i could do. we've announced the wish to make a gesture from the state aimed at renewing our closest and peaceful relationship with the people. >> translator: we'll put italy first. we need to pull out of this. we don't want to have enemies. we want to use our ideas to call italy out of this situation. and i also want to sp
members that include the united states, china, it includes russia. russia is really neither an economic or military superpower except in regards to its nuclear arsenal. and then we have friends and britain and here we have two very much medium powers that are not economic heavyweights, you still exert a great deal of forward and influence in world affairs. a large part of that as leverage they security council itself. we have no india, no brazil, no party from outside this kind of frozen group. and this is, i think, an enormous problem for the security council and one that there's probably no structural way to overcome. the reason why is pretty simple. if you say to any of the current members, why did she set on down, france and britain come you guys had to combine in a single european union fee. and then there's a lot of hemming and hauling it in the meantime, germany pops up and says pet, we are actually one of the world's great economic superpowers. we have no military to speak of and we cannot do anything, but we pay for everything, so we actually deserve a seat. she say we know how
slowing of contraction. in china, services pmi accelerating to 54. as markets climb back from the s&p's worst day since november, is today's market going to demonstrate investors' willingness to buy the shallowest of dips. >> the business that accounts for half of sales down 6% for the recent quarter. >> justice department's lawsuit raising all kinds of questions. is this payback for downgrading the sovereign debt? >> and will today bring news of a dell lbo, and if it happens, what is the effect on equity markets, credit markets, the pc sector and michael dell himself. >> we start with the markets today. futures off the highs of the morning. the biggest decline of the year so far. s&p fell back below 1,500. the markets topped out, or is there more room to run for the bulls. jim is back from new orleans and other exotic locales. >> oh, yeah. >> good to have you back. >> thank you, carl, good to be back. >> are we in a new kind of environment? >> i think there's some program selling. the dow 14,000, a lot of institutions might say, okay, enough is enough. let's do some lock-in. i thin
to the euro, above 134 this morning. japan's nikkei surging nearly 2%. the markets in china and hong kong are closed for a second straight day in observance of the chinese lunar new year. apple, in just about 1 hour 15 minutes, ceo tim cook takes the stage at the goldman tech conference. he will unveil a dividend increase or buyback. will he reveal anything about the product pipeline. we're on the ground in san fran. >>> the president set to deliver the state of the union address tonight. will he strike a conciliatory tone or push for more tax hikes. and why will tim cook be sitting next to the first lady. >>> europe, once again, the laggard with a decline in both volumes and sales. >>> what a quarter for michael kors. blew out earnings, posted a whopping 41% comp in north america. >>> we begin, of course, with apple. ceo tim cook set to speak at the goldman sachs conference in san francisco. this comes amid concerns about apple losing smartphone market share, a legal challenge in a stock that has fallen more than 30% from its september highs. it is the stock declines that i think puts in
in beijing was muted given the record levels of air pollution. >> you decided to go to china town this weekend? >> we thought we would try. lunar new year is probably not the best day of the year to casually swing by and hope for a spot. >> no. >>> meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of resolvers took to the streets to enjoy parties and parades. rio's carnival alone sets to generate more than $650 million for the local economy, as well as celebrations in 2013 as well as a test of brazil's infrastructure ahead of the world cup next year and the olympic games in 2016. joining us for more is mya bandari. huge infrastructure problem, actually, for brazil with those events. are they meeting that challenge? >> well, i think the key point really to make about things like olympics and the world cup is that they tend to have fairly standard effects, if you like, on the economy. we saw that with the uk, we saw that with china. you have really a temporary fiscal boost in the two quarters in the run up to the event. then what happens in the actual quarter is a little bit dubious. it depends on,
the world? tax officials from australia, britain, and china analyze complex schemes to reduce company tax burdens. this one leaves from england to australia, taking advantage of tax havens along the way. the authority of tax officials often ends at the border. investigators request information from authorities and other countries, but it is often not enough. >> when you start looking at very complex affairs, then a simple letter is rarely sufficient to fully explore the issues. by working together, we are able to understand the cultural differences that exist between our different countries. >> in britain, u.s. coffeehouse starbucks sparked outrage when it was revealed the company paid very little tax in the u.k. its trick was to pay high licensing fees to reduce its corporate tax rate. activists say starbucks is no exception. >> there's a lot of online-based companies like amazon, google, facebook, that are avoiding tax, which is outrageous. >> apple, for example, has seen overseas earnings surged in recent years, but at the same time, the company has managed to reduce its foreign tax bu
, britain, and china analyze complex schemes to reduce company tax burdens. this one leaves from england to australia, taking advantage of tax havens along the way. the authority of tax officials often ends at the border. investigators request information from authorities and other countries, but it is often not enough. >> when you start looking at very complex affairs, then a simple letter is rarely sufficient to fully explore the issues. by working together, we are able to understand the cultural differences that exist between our different countries. >> in britain, u.s. coffeehouse starbucks sparked outrage when it was revealed the company paid very little tax in the u.k. its trick was to pay high licensing fees to reduce its corporate tax rate. activists say starbucks is no exception. >> there's a lot of online-based companies like amazon, google, facebook, that are avoiding tax, which is outrageous. >> apple, for example, has seen overseas earnings surged in recent years, but at the same time, the company has managed to reduce its foreign tax burden without breaking any laws. offici
. in europe, the eu summit continues. but the action really taking its cues from china this morning. we have green arrows across the board in europe. take a look at asia. strong eco data out of china in focus. much more on that in just a moment. the road map begins at the golden arches. not even the cheddar onion burgers could help mcdonald's. they missed estimates in every region. asia was down a whopping 9.5%. >> exports boomed 25%, inflation cooled, but met expectations, capping off a two-week winning streak for stocks. >> a blowout quarter, users increase continued in momentum. >> the storm could be one for the record books. forecast calling for as much as 2 1/2 feet of snow in some parts of the northeast. already more than 3,700 flights have been canceled. we'll get more from the weather channel on the path of nemo. >>> mcdonald's down 1.9 in january. middle east and africa, europe saw a 1%, 2% decline. u.s. the only bright spot. comps up 9%. even some suggestion that asia, which is 40% japan, but also china, got tainted with the chicken contamination scare. >> that wouldn't surprise me
people, combined i.q. of a couple hundred. anyway, the notion we have a deficit in china is wrong. we actually have a surplus. why? san francisco in july of last year estimated 55% of chinese imports have american content. in other words, offshore. if you take that figure from the chinese figure, up goes the u.s. by 220 billion. a good example of that is apple. iphone and ipod are made in china. however, 66% u.s. content and 3% chinese or which i'm sure is taiwanese. so why are these figures not been taken into account? >> i think this story with all due respect is vastly overblown. ken kramer at you see irvine has been the best research into that. the real issue is not u.s. or china. it's japan and taiwan that they end up getting more value-added. when you look at trade numbers, they trade system when apple sells ip or experts, that's included in the trade system. when we moved apart to china to dissemble, that's an exporter. the whole thing is included as an import. so i do think those numbers are anywhere near as for this you would suggest. >> okay. i think we are going to end this
out in the society to take care of the elderly. china already has a slow motion catastrophe where you are going to have literally hundreds of millions of people who are elderly with no state support whatsoever in the pension health care and very little money to support them because as the one child policy they have one of their own and so what are the chinese we do? and it's a terrifying question. >> host: if you are convinced this is a ruling disaster of some kind, what works or what doesn't, what can the government do to encourage women or families to have more children? >> guest: that's how we sell books. people have been trying to do this for all long time. caesar augustus past the bachelor tax to get people married and have kids and that didn't work. they have a fertility problem and they have a motherhood metal to have five or more children. you can get them on ebay. they've spent the better part working hard. the other countries say the fertility rates aren't that hot and they have the rate of 6.1 to 6.7. all the evidence suggests that is because of innovation and they have a g
to shrink as it struggled to manage a food safety scare in china. remember i made that joke about cats. we'll leave that alone. also, toyota now raising its annual profit guidance banking on stronger sales in the u.s. market and a boochtd from a weaker yen. but the automaker says it will not build any new factories in three years despite product. >> why don't we take a look at markets this morning. yesterday, the markets had their worst performance in 2013. the dow was down by about 129 points. that is less than 1%. s&p was off about 1 is.1%. and the nasdaq was off by about 1.5%. this morning, we do see some green arrows indicating that at least at the open, if things continue at the pace they are at right now, you will see some gains for the stock market, a bounceback after the dow fell back below 14,000 yesterday. take a look at oil price these morning. right now, you'll see that wti crude is up by about 47 cents. that's about 0.5%. 96.64. the ten-year note, which kwled yesterday was once again yielding around 2%, at this point, the yield is back at 1 of 989%, sitting right at that cusp
to be coming from china. >> the newspapers say hackers hunted for files related to chinese stores including investigation into the family of the premier. >> china has rejected the suggestion that its military may have conducted the attacks. >> the "new york times" says its computer systems have been infiltrated repeatedly over recent months. >> we are a certain as we can be that this had all the hallmarks of an attack by chinese military hackers. >> but beijing has denied this, saying chinese law forbids hacking. >> there is no evidence for this. these allegations are groundless. >> the first attacks coincided with an investigation into the private fortune of the chinese premier's family. a chinese translation of an article was posted on line last october. and many of the cyber attacks have targeted the reporter. >> they were mostly after david barr boasts of's e-mail on both his "new york times" account and any other accounts they could find -- after david barr boasts a -- after david barbosa's email. >> the toy fair is under way right now. >> plenty of fun and safe, but this year's show c
and aerospace group. the company also announced measures to increase its presence in china. the german foreign minister is in the philippines on a mission to boost trade ties. berlin has had frosty relations with manila ever since a trade dispute in the 1990's. >> westerwelle said to some to put that behind the two countries and rebuild relations. germany is manila's biggest trading partner, and strong growth between the two is expected. >> it is the first time in more than a decade that a german foreign minister has paid a visit to the philippines. during talks with his counterpart in manila, the finance minister said they were eager to do more business with the pacific nation. >> the german government aims to further deepen the dynamic economic ties between our two countries through the establishment of an official german philippine chamber of commerce. in our talks, i stated that i am in favor of a free-trade agreement between the european union and the philippines. >> currently, a quarter of the population in the philippines lives in poverty, but the economy is growing fast, and there is a
a call that could boost business in china. according to a morgan stanley analyst, as early as this summer, apple could launch an iphone mini that sells for $330. if the low-cost iphone entices consumers, it could give apple a 20% larger slice of the smartphone market in china. coming soon, a battle over movie trailers. traditionally, those short clips that entice moviegoers to come back to see the advertised film were tacked onto feature films by the studios. now, the l.a. times says some studios are being asked to pay as much as $100,000 to play just one trailer. still to come, the government wants to lock up criminal masterminds on wall street. will the plan succeed? that's later. but first, if you've considered one of those work-from-home ads, stay tuned. we'll hear about some common traps next, with bill moller. a lot of retirees stay active and earn an income by starting their own business. sometimes companies pitch retirees on a business idea. sometimes there's a lot of pressure in that pitch. so, how do you know what's legitimate and what makes sense? let's talkg with arthur koff
visibility caused by fog. china says 26 people are dead. police are investigate judging the cause of the explosion. >>> sharp may be following the foot steps of some recent companies. ron madison is here to explain the story. >> rough days for some electronics makers. many are staging come backs. sharp is one of these companies. the struggling maker said it posted its first profit in the final three moves last year. sharp executives say operating profit between october and december totalled about $28 million. that came largely from higher than tar get sales of crystal television sets and smartphones. the company set up a goal to start posting profits in the second half of this fiscal year that ends in march. that was a condition for firm to don't receive financial support from its main banks. the managing direct orsaid the company will make speedy efforts to restructure. he also says the company will continue to consider selling it's overseas plants and receive investment from taiwanese electronics giant. that will be part of its further turn around attempt. >>> meanwhile panasoni
there to take care of the elderly. china -- china already has what is called a slow-motion human catastrophe where you are going to have literally hundreds of millions of people who are elderly with no state support whatsoever in terms of pension and health care and very little money to support them because they have this one-child policy and almost no progeny of their own. so what are the chinese going to do with her old people? it's a terrifying question. >> host: well, if you are convinced that this is a disaster of some kind what works and what doesn't? what can be done? what if anything can the government do to encourage women or families to have more children? >> guest: [inaudible] that is how we sell books. [laughter] people have been trying to do this for a long time. seasseas are augusta saw they ha fertility problem and the empire. he tried to get people to get married and have kids and it didn't work or that the soviet union had a fertility problem so stalin commissioned a motherhood medal giving it out to women who had five or more children. you can get them on ebay for $5 today
.s. dollar. heavyweight banuc weighed on the market after a sharp drop in machine orders to china. fanuc showed positive results. financials continued to lose ground after the pboc drained liquidity from the markets for the first time in more than seven months. property measures tumbled some 4.8% on fears of more cooling measures. it's home prices continue to grow. meanwhile, hong kong and developers with significant mainland portfolio came under pressure weighing on the hang seng index which lost about 1% today. elsewhere, south korea's kospi ended higher by 0.2%. automakers staged a strong rebound while investors watch the yen and its impact on korean exporters. in australia, the central bank left the door open for more interest rate cuts. positive earnings news continued to lift sendment. india's sensex in action trading higher by 0.1%. back to you, ross. >> thanks for that. see you a little later, sixuan. >>> coming up on the program, htc is launching its news mobile divide in new york and london today. we will, in fact, chat with the ceo later. we will find out exactly what this pho
, make 3 million cars in china every year, a company you can own to play the catch up trade in the emerging markets. >> howard? >> i agree with what sarah said. apple has couldn't come up 4.7 times ebidta. apple is extremely cheap, the stock will be at $600 the next 18 months. buy it again. >> go back to 600. >> you care about all the proposition 2? >> yeah. >> i don't think it's critical >> i think it is a bit of a nuisance. this is a company that's made more money for shareholders in the last few years than the entire rest of the technology industry combined. give them a break. they didn't even have a dividend 12 months ago. >> right or wrong? >> i don't know if he's right or wrong. i think you have to give management a little bit more time. i think that we are going a little too hasty pushing them h i think they will do the right thing, return more cash to shareholders. no question about it. give them a chance. >> thank you, guys. >> take the foot off their throat. >> join us tomorrow. "squawk on the street" begins right now. >>> good thursday morning, welcome to "squawk
, the largest since facebook. >> 27% of revenues coming from brazil, india, and china. it will be one we will watch closely here at the nyse today. >> we're hoping for animals on the floor. >> oh, yeah. >> it would be nice, right? >> livestock is a big bulk of their revenue, so a goat or something. >> we also do have sad news today. former new york mayor ed koch passing away early this morning from congestive heart failure. he was 88 years old. koch led new york city for 12 years, known for saving the city from financial ruin. michael bloomberg saying in a statement the city has lost an icon. a cheerleader, champion, 5,000-word oh bit in the "times" today, words like pugnacious, tenacious, outspoken. david, you know his story pretty well. he really did set the stage for giuliani to change the city. >> yeah, he was the consummate new yorker. of course, living in his apartment not far from here, in greenwich village for so many years. not everybody in the community, but many would say, our mayor. when he came into the office in '78, the city was at or near its nader. i can remember it well
's different? we have seen an enormous increase in the u.s. trade deficit, especially with countries like china. today, they happened to release a report that looked at the effect of currency manipulation, perhaps the single most important factor and explain the growth of our trade deficit. eliminating the trade deficit or eliminating currency manipulation could reduce the trade as a by roughly $190-$490 billion. doing this would increase manufacturing employment by up to 1 million jobs. that's a big downpayments in the whole we have created in manufacturing and employment. one thing we need to do is create demand. that is what we did do but we did not do that in the last decade. we need to shift the demand to domestic produced goods resulting in the hiring of domestic workers. manufacturing jobs are amongst the best for workers especially for those without a college degree. high wages, good benefits. >> bruce, you worked in washington, d.c., and brookings is right off dupont. >> i am mostly on a plane. >> industrial policy is a dirty word. if you go to any other domestic place, it will land yo
talking about a lower price. >> i see many as a china play. >> look, i came away. i had a week off and i said to myself, you know what? this will be a dynamite start to just say with b look, apple, like it, inexpensive, no catalyst. by myself loving my ipad, and i think that's always the problem. wow, good products, but there's google opening retail stores and chrome is a better seller. i think that the whole hoopla over the cash position may not be nearly as important as what they can do with the cash if they would just outline it to us. and i'm not talking about investments. i'm talking about shame. >> $330 phone will help get ahood foothold in china? >> look, i wish i knew what was happening in china, other than charges that they're spying one. >> we'll talk more about this later on. there's the bell at the big board. imperative asset management buying the shares celebrating the heritage eye yields, etfs. over at the nasdaq, comcast, a company we love and bravo's top chef season ends finale, ten years. >> i can remember the first one. remember. we obviously work for comcast. again, i
started getting gripped again by china. maybe china's not strong enough. very worried about europe. then you add those on to the fed minutes and think, wait a second, doesn't the fed know there's a gasoline -- that there's a run, a speculative run? doesn't the fed know about this? where are they? >> the irony of the fed minutes is they said they should consider changing the pace of qe, so if the economy's better, right, they'll pull back qe. or if there are questions about the efficacy of the program, in which case it doesn't matter if they're in there, because it doesn't work. so either way, it would be good in theory. >> what i thought was disheartening, for a couple of weeks we were focusing on stocks, on companies. >> m & a, right? focusing on the pickup in m & a. >> and then we see, oh, no, it's not the pickup in m & a, it's the spanish banks. aren't you worried about berlusconi? i am not going to go back into a world where all i care about is italian unemployment. just not going to go there. i worry about our unemployment, so does bernanke. >> it proves again, to the fed, the
that it will consider fines and other trade actions against china or any other country guilty of cyber espionage. we will continue to follow that story and bring you any remarks that may come out from administration officials today. the supreme court is expected to hear arguments in late march in two prominent cases that could test the bounds of laws restricting gay marriage. authors of "recently released book some day marriage recently debated the issue at harvard university. it is and about how to by the federalist society at harvard. this is one hour. >> thank you. richard fallon is the junior professor of constitutional law at harvard law school. he also earned a ba degree from oxford university, where he was a rhodes scholar. he served as a law clerk to justices of the united states supreme court and has written extensively about constitutional and federal courts law. he is the author of several books. we are very grateful for him for participating. andrew koppelman is the john paul stevens professor of law at northwestern university. he received his bachelor's from the university of chicago an
it here on bbc world news. the authorities in china have for the first time acknowledged that industrial pollution can be linked to clusters of cancer cases. the existence of so-called cancer villages have been mentioned in a report from china's environmental ministry after years of official denials. the report highlighted the risk from harmful chemicals in the atmosphere and in the water supply. the united nations has formally recommend jkt claims for compensation of thousands of victims from a cool air outbreak in haiti much the island had been free of the disease for decades before the outbreak began in 2011. scientists have traced the source of the cholera to a u.n. peacekeeping base and a leaking sewage pipe. the government of venezuela says president hugo chavez is still suffering breathing problems more than two months after his latest round of cancer surgery. mr. chavez is being treated as a military hospital in caracas after returning from a clinic in cuba earlier this week. he's said to have suffered from a severe respiratory infection after his operation. palestinian protester
. well, i think that the very fortunately the bilateral relationship between japan and china has been improving after the september last year despite lots of noise we have heard recently. so the -- i think over time japan is going to have fda with china or korea and also with the other asian countries and then mutually try to benefit from the liberalization of trade. so i'm really optimistic on the future prospect of japan's trade. >> that would be a step in the right direction. thank you very much for your time today. >>> egypt's economic landscape has been clouded with political instability, but the chairman of citadel capital says the muslim brotherhood is clearly pro market. he told cnbc in an exclusive interview on access middle east that the country's leadership needs time to find its way, that he's confident on political stability going forward. usef has more from dubai. some interesting comments here. >> absolutely, kelly. aman who i spoke to who heads citadel capital, they manage monies in places like southern sudan, kenya, and he's bullish about not just egypt in the long te
. there were india, china, mexico, korea, germany. it would be a spectacular thing for canada and u.s. relations if the two agreed to host reciprocal states. one year it could have them come here and spent time with obama's then the next year they would go up there. it is symbolic. it is like in canada that where host the royals. you also remember your history and pay attention to the way -- we have not had one since 1997. surely you can do it with canada. the keystone is not approved, we cannot have this conversation. i'm for the keystone getting approved and the state visit if you do not mind. >> there you go. >> there was a moment in the presidential race during the republican primaries. i cannot remember who said it. one of the candidates talked about the keystone and set it to president obama to drive canada into the arms of china. i want to ask paul -- or in washington are skeptical about that. they say that they will send this oil to china, but will they get the pipeline built? what are you seeing on how likely this will be for a pipeline to the east coast or west coast anyti
. extra communism of china is communism in name only and these days and it basically preserved the power of the countries, but they through the ideology aside. communism in china talks about marxism, etc., but it is all about preserving the country's power economically as the country continues to grow because they threw aside most the stages of communism a long time ago. in north korea, it is all about preserving the power of the military and the dynasty that you have there, and it has nothing to do with what karl marx envisioned. somebody could do a fascinating book on how one communism diverged into asia was something different than what appeared in europe and the eastern european countries. >> former washington post correspondent and harvard fellow keith richburg on 30 years of reporting and insight from around the world sunday on c-span's "q&a." >> if blockades are the strategy of the north states, the principal strategy is economic aid. if you caught a emerging ship, the idea was to put a prize crew on board, take it to a be adjudicated, sell it at cost and actual auction, and you g
. china is already happening it's already happening what they call a slow motion human catastrophe. where you are going have hundred of millions, literally hundreds of mills of -- millions of people who are elderly with no state support whatsoever in terms of pension and health care. and very little money to support them. they have as one child policy almost no project any of their own. what are the chinese going do with the old people? it's a terrifying question. >> host: if you're convinced it's a rolling datesser ever some kind. what works or what doesn't? what can be done? what, if anything, could the government to do encourage families to have more children? >> guest: nothing works. we're doomed. that's how we -- so people have been trying to do this for a long time. caesar agust ties saw he had a fertility problem. he passed a tax thing to make people have more problems. the soviet union had a medal to women to who had five or more children. you can get them on ebay now. they are cool. they didn't work. as i said in france and the nordic countries have spent a better part of the eig
. >>> editors at the wall street journal say there are hackers in china, and they were trying to find out how the wall street journals was covering stories in china. and newspapers say they have now beefed up their cyber security. >>> we are also watching the markets, your money, as well. the dow hit 14000. it's the first time that the dow has reached 14000 since 2007. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. tell us how it happened. >> it's the jobs number that was pretty strong. it showed january's job reports, 157,000 jobs were added to the economy, but the way wall street sees it, it came in soft. wall street is looking at it at a more broader view, and they are looking at the momentum from november and december, and you are seeing a stronger trend continue, so that's good news obviously. but then again there has been an underlying optimism already in the market, and that's being fueled by the federal reserve. and that's buying up mortgage backed treasury and securities, and that's driving interest rates lower so the best game in town as far as investors see it to make money is her
in expanding markets and developing countries such as india or china, and experts say that is hurting the bottom line. peugeot will have to restructure to get back in the black. it has already announced plans to cut 8000 jobs this year and an additional 3000 could follow next year. >> 2012 was a difficult year, but a year where we have led the foundations for our industrial and commercial economy. we have to make very difficult decisions for the restructuring plan, and the restructuring plan is on track. >> that pathe will cost jobs in france. peugeot's decision to close factories in paris has sparked protests in recent months with more likely to follow. >> how did the markets respond to peugeot's restructuring plans? we received a summary from the frankfurt trading floor. >> sometimes it is not easy to guess the share price after reading the balance sheet. shares of peugeot rallied up to more than 6% here on the frankfurt floor. investors appreciated the restructuring plans. the market in general did benefit from glimmers of hope according to the economy in the euro area. industrial
. european carmakers such as bmw and volkswagen are having to look further afield to china, the u.s., and brazil. sales to those markets are rising constantly, and german car makers especially see lots more potential in growth markets like latin america and asia. rising sales there are more than making up for falling sales in europe. >> champions league action kicks off in just a few moment time. bayern munich take on english club arsenal with the odds stacked firmly in favor of the germans. >> the team has not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their
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